Wednesday and Thursday are Weather Aware days due to the potential for locally heavy rainfall. Beware of flooded road-ways and never drive around barricades or into water more than six inches deep. High rainfall rates may reduce visibility and also increase the risk of hydroplaning. Turn around, don’t drown! Isolated strong thunderstorms may develop late Wednesday afternoon, but widespread severe weather does not appear to be likely at this time.
3-17-04 - Illegal street racing may be to blame for a bad accident near Denison Tuesday night that left a teen seriously injured.
Police say two teens in a Ford Mustang were heading out of Denison on highway 120 when another car came up behind them, and initiated a race. Both cars topped speeded in of 80 mph, until the Mustang driver lost control and ran into a tree.
The 19-year-old driver had minor injuries, but his passenger remains in the hospital. Police say it brings new attention to a problem of drag racing across the area.